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Students offer sugar depot designs for an existing pulp mill

Kate Shrosbree, a landscape architecture student at the University of Idaho, describes wastewater treatment designs.
Kate Shrosbree, a landscape architecture student at the University of Idaho, describes wastewater treatment designs.

Turning slash piles into valuable commercial products is an economic challenge; two significant economic hurdles are the cost to process and transport forest residuals and the capital costs needed to build new facilities or retrofit …more

Webinars for educators highlight NARA’s environmental sustainability research

Washington State University graduate student Ross Wickham measures streambed particles.
Washington State University graduate student and NARA researcher Ross Wickham measures streambed particles.

NARA’s Education Team partners with high school teachers in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Montana to help them prepare student teams to participate in the Imagine Tomorrow competition. This partnership encourages new high school teams to enter the event and helps transfer NARA …more

Teacher professional development for energy literacy

High school teachers participating in a teacher workshop at the McCall Outdoor Science School. Photo courtesy of MOSS.
High school teachers participating in a teacher workshop at the McCall Outdoor Science School. Photo courtesy of MOSS.

The USDA-NIFA, through NARA, supports programs to educate K-12 students and increase their level of bioenergy literacy. Curriculum units have been developed for middle and high school students …more

NARA’s 2014 Cumulative Report is available online

Webpage for NARA's 2nd Cumulative report
Webpage for NARA’s 2nd Cumulative report

NARA’s second Cumulative Report is now available online. This report describes research efforts and activities conducted between April 2013 through March 2014.

You can view the NARA Cumulative Report: April 2013-March 2014 here.

Progress reports are sectioned within the Project’s five goals: Sustainable Biojet, Value Lignin Co-Products, Rural Economic …more